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Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

7:52am GMT

LONDON Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his "ill-judged" association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work. | Video

Prince Andrew sex claim scandal overshadows UK election campaign

19 Nov 2019

LONDON A sex claim scandal involving Prince Andrew overshadowed Britain's election campaign on Monday when Queen Elizabeth's second son faced a backlash after a rambling denial of accusations he had sex with a teenage girl.

Johnson steers clear of Prince Andrew scandal

18 Nov 2019

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused on Monday to get dragged into a scandal surrounding Prince Andrew, who has faced a backlash after an interview in which he denied having sex with a teenage girl and spoke of his relationship with U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein.

UK police say three boys among Vietnamese truck victims, consulting over repatriation

08 Nov 2019

LONDON British police released the names of the 39 Vietnamese victims, including three boys, found dead in the back of a truck near London last month and said consultations had begun with Hanoi over repatriation of the bodies. | Video

Police hunt for brothers from Northern Ireland over truck deaths

29 Oct 2019

LONDON British police were hunting on Tuesday for two brothers from Northern Ireland whom they described as "crucial" to an investigation into the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London last week. | Video

'Global ring' involved in smuggling 39 found dead in UK truck, court told

29 Oct 2019

CHELMSFORD, England A court heard on Monday that a global ring had been involved in smuggling the 39 people whose bodies were found in a truck near London, as the driver faced charges of manslaughter and people-trafficking. | Video

Explainer: A journey to death in a container - What we know so far about Chinese victims

24 Oct 2019

LONDON The 39 people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck near London are believed to be Chinese nationals, British police said on Thursday.

Explainer: A journey to death in a container - What we know so far about Chinese victims

24 Oct 2019

LONDON The 39 people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck near London are believed to be Chinese nationals, British police said on Thursday.

EXPLAINER-A journey to death in a container: What we know so far about Chinese victims

24 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 24 The 39 people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck near London are believed to be Chinese nationals, British police said on Thursday.

Explainer: How the British courts may decide the fate of Brexit

09 Oct 2019

LONDON Scotland's highest court on Wednesday said it would wait before deciding whether to take action to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask for a Brexit delay if he has failed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union by Oct. 19.

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